Hotel & travel information


Lugano is situated in the south of the Ticino region (or canton), the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, close to the Italian border.



For hotel booking please contact:

Amiconi Consulting SA
Via al Forte 10

CH-6900 Lugano, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)91 921 38 12


Travel connections

The city is well connected by land and rail and is served by two main airports: Zurich Airport (Switzerland) and Milan Malpensa Airport (Italy).

These airports are connected to Lugano by train:

  • Zurich Airport (Switzerland) → Lugano, the journey takes about 2 hours.
    Tickets can be purchased online on (registration to the website is required before booking.)
  • Milan Malpensa Airport (Italy) → Lugano, the journey takes about 1 hour and a half.
    The “Lombardy-Swiss cross-border Ticket” can be purchased online on (registration to the website is required before booking.)

Other airport options are Geneva Airport (Switzerland) connected to Lugano by train (; Milan Linate Airport (Italy) and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport (Italy) connected to Lugano by bus and then by train.


For private transfers (individual and groups) from all airports to and from Lugano please contact our appointed agency (Amiconi Consulting SA) via email (


Congress centre & Hotel connections

Ticino ticket

Attendees who have booked their accommodation in Canton Ticino (the region where the Conference is held) will receive, upon hotel check-in, the “Ticino Ticket”, a public transport ticket, valid for the entire duration of their stay on all public transport in Ticino (buses, trains and postal buses of the “Arcobaleno Community”).

The ticket cannot be purchased. Visit for more information


Transport service

Delegates staying in hotels that are not easily reachable by public transport but who have booked their stay through our appointed agency (Amiconi Consulting SA), can benefit from a private bus service organized by the ICML Organizing Committee.

This service is also available to all those who stay in Italy.

The schedule and timetable will be available from September 2020 on this website.